Command and Control: Cybernetics and BDSM

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Behar, Katherine;
(2009)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Cybernetics | BDSM | Fetishism | Sadomasochism | Human- Computer Interaction | Sex | Posthumanism | Social and Behavioral Sciences

This paper explores correlations between restrictive interfaces in computational systems and restrictive interfaces in BDSM (Bondage & Discipline/Dominance & Submission/Sadism & Masochism) culture. Novel technologies often serve as pet fetish objects, but how do technol... View more
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